Document Libraries FAQ (Ed Smith)

A recent post, Integrating Documents in Cloud Business Apps, was published on the Apps for Office and SharePoint Blog which discusses the ability to integrate application data with SharePoint document libraries. In this article, we will review some of the frequently asked questions and their answers. If you have other questions, please leave a comment… Read more

Integrating Documents into Cloud Business Apps (Ed Smith)

For the Office Developer Tools – March 2014 Update, we’ve added the ability to integrate application data with SharePoint document libraries.  We’ve also added a new control to display related documents in a Cloud Business App. Team member Ed Smith introduces this new feature on the Apps for Office and SharePoint Blog. Check it out:… Read more

Improvements in Working with Large Data Sources

Business apps typically need to connect to large data sources and schemas. That’s why in the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 – March 2014 Update we’ve done a lot of work to improve the experience for working with large data models in both LightSwitch projects and Cloud Business Apps. In addition to improving… Read more

How to Build a Cloud Business App with SAP Data

For the Office Developer Tools – March 2014 Update, we’ve added several new features that enhance the experience for connecting to enterprise data sources. Whether you are building a LightSwitch app or a Cloud Business App, you can now create a line of business app that: Connects to SAP as a first-class data source. Allows… Read more

New “How Do I…?” Videos and other Resources for Building Cloud Business Apps (Beth Massi)

We released the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 – March 2014 Update on Monday which contains a ton of new features for Office 365 Cloud Business Apps and LightSwitch projects as well as apps for Office & SharePoint in Visual Studio 2013. If you haven’t done so already, please install this free update!… Read more

Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 – March 2014 Update

Today at SharePoint Conference 2014, the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 – March 2014 Update was made available to download. This update contains a ton of new features that improves support for Office 365 Cloud Business Apps and LightSwitch projects as well as apps for Office & SharePoint in Visual Studio 2013. Read… Read more